Avalanche: Grizzly Gulch

Observer Name
Greg Gagne with Dave Pease
Observation Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Occurrence Date
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Occurence Time
10:00am

Region:

Location Name or Route
Grizzly Gulch
Elevation
9500
Aspect
North
Slope Angle
38
Trigger
Skier
Trigger: additional info
Intentionally Triggered
Avalanche Type
Soft Slab
Avalanche Problem
Persistent Slab
Weak Layer
Facets
Depth
18"
Width
20
Vertical
30
Comments

Very easily provoked with a quick stomp on a steep test slope, and failed in faceted layer at the top of the Christmas storm. This avalanche, like most others today, still left much of the facets intact.

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